Well hello there! My name is Abby, and I'm a sweet, affectionate, and gentle 55-pound white LabraDoodle gal who was born about February 2009. I love people and am great with kids -- even the toddler. I thrive on affection from my humans! I adore being close to them, so I'll lie down next to (or on!) them for a little petting or to take a nap. I haven't been around cats, but I'm great with other dogs and am not food aggressive. Most LabraDoodles need a lot of exercise, and I'm no exception. Long, daily walks are my favorite part of the day, and I'm so good on a leash that the family's toddler can walk me. Now how about that? I can also fully operate a doggie door to do my business when my humans can't take me for a walk until they return from being gone. Plus I 'sit' and 'load up' in the car on command. My coat only sheds just a little bit -- mostly from my tail, where I have my longest hair. I'm pretty low-maintenance: my fur doesn't mat very much, so I only need a grooming every few months. I'm in great health, but you might notice that I wore down my teeth when I was always locked in a crate by my first adoptive family. I guess you're wondering why a fabulous gal like me is needing to find a new home. My first adoptive family (who crated me for so long) surrendered me to a rescue group, and then I was adopted by a loving, attentive second family when I was still quite young. Even though I'm a source of joy to her, my human mom realizes that with recent serious family health issues, she'll be the nurse and can't give me the kind of activity and attention that I deserve to be totally happy. So she's made the difficult decision to try to find me a home where 'Abby can give someone as much joy as she has given me.' By the way, I live with a Golden Doodle name Lootie, and we get along great together. Although we are available separately, I secretly hope that we can be adopted together. How much fun would that be? At any rate, today's the day that you need to arrange to meet me (and Lootie, for that matter!). Hey! I'm looking forward to meeting you! Abby is updated on shots, spayed, microchipped, dewormed, and heartworm tested. Her adoption fee is $150 (or $250 for the bonded pair with Lootie), cash or check payable to Buster's Friends. Please click the contact button if you are interested in Abby, and we can arrange for you to meet her. NOTE: Abby is posted as a courtesy to an independent owner in hopes that networking through Buster's Friends' website postings will find a wonderful lifetime home for her. Buster's Friends is committed to reducing the number of animals who are surrendered to shelters and to assuring that fewer animals face the possibility of euthanasia. Courtesy postings for the community is one way that we can achieve this by providing a platform in which animals like Abby remain safe while still being widely seen until she is placed in a permanent home. Disclaimer: Abby has never been in the care of Buster's Friends. We can therefore not evaluate her behavior or medical status and not be liable for any damages or injury which she may cause. However, her caregivers will supply all of her vet records. If Abby needs to be returned, she will go back to the home of her independent owner. To adopt one of our dogs, you must fill out our adoption application and be approved by one of our adoption counselors. To make the process more efficient, download the adoption application at http://www.bustersfriends.org/dogadoptionapplication.shtml. First save and then open it; then you can print it and fill it out.